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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-01-2017, 03:34 PM Thread Starter
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Stretch NV Stealth Camper

We loved the size and mileage of the NV200.. and the fact that you can fit a full-sized bed is wonderful. But we wanted a Stealth Camper; something my wife and I can sleep in after a night of dancing in the big city and not having a cop knock on the window.. or take week-long adventures with some campgrounds or hotels in between. We also wanted to sleep well. That meant no fold lines or seams in the bed.. a nice, flat, home-style mattress. And after an evening of partying.. we absolutely need a pottie.

But all that wouldn't fit in the 7' long bed of the NV200. Just a little more is all we wanted.. is 30" too much more to ask? I got a great deal on a new 2017 ($17k) and took it home with dreams of copying my old Dodge Maxi-Van from the 70's.

I had the back of it cut off only 3 days later... and only 192 miles on the van.

I extended the frame with 1/4" x 3" steel and have installed the side and ceiling panels made from 16 ga steel. I've got a little more inside support and framing to do before I begin the grinding, filling and painting process. Here is a photo of where I'm at and where I'm going.

Am I alone in in this adventure.. or is anyone going down this road???
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-06-2017, 07:10 PM
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nope....not stealthy anymore with the "growth". I find the stock nv200 very stealthy as is, and I don't have a problem finding bathrooms and hot showers anywhere I go.
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